TITLE

Bus Service and Road Haulage

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
British government initiatives to promote more and better local buses have prompted the highest number of registered services in the five years prior to 1999, according to British bus and lorry regulators. In 1998, total applications to register bus services increased 15% to 5,874, and applications for new public service vehicle licenses rose 12% to 1,130, according to the "Annual Report of the Traffic Commissioners 1998/1999." The report shows that the total number of bus and coach operator licenses issued rose 4% to 7,700. Government measures such as the Rural Bus Subsidy Grant and Rural Bus Challenge have played an important part in the rise. The report also focuses on the Commissioner's role in licensing and enforcement of road haulage firms.
ACCESSION #
11511826

 

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